Links Academy Performance Data
Academic Year 2017 – 2018 was a successful year for the Year 11 students at Links Academy. In August 2018, 14 year 11 students left the Links Academy with qualifications that enabled them to access further education.
Progress had been made with 50% of students achieving seven or more qualifications, 71% of students achieving six or more qualifications and 86% of students achieving five or more qualifications in 2017/18 compared to 50% of students achieving five or more qualifications and 63% of students achieving four or more qualifications in 2016/17.
There were successes for our most able disadvantaged students who achieved GCSEs at 2 Grade 3’s and 1 Grade 4 including Maths, English and English Literature and 3 Grade 3’s and 1 Grade 4 including Maths, English, English Literature and Science. These students have continued onto further education joining a local sixth form in their Football Academy and gaining an apprenticeship in child care.
At Links Academy we take a personalised approach to learning catering for the needs of all the students and therefore the disadvantaged students achieved in line with all students.
The Year 11 destinations for students 2017/18 included the following –
Oakland College courses in Level 3 Public Services, multi trades, plumbing, hair and beauty and carpentry. Apprenticeships in hair dressing and child care. Sixth Form at a local secondary school to join their Football Academy.